Agrovista strengthens crop monitoring and prediction capacity with acquisition of Plantsystems

Agronomy services supplier Agrovista UK has bought farm monitoring and prediction specialist Plantsystems for an undisclsosed amount.

The two companies already worked together, with Plantsystems managing a network of weather stations which feeds into Agrovista's Growers Choice Interactive, an online disease and pest forecasting service for top fruit growers.

Plantsystems owner and manager David Martin will be continue to work on monitoring and prediction with Agrovista, based in Nottingham, along with other Plantsystems staff. He said: "Agrovista has the long-term vision and security we need to develop innovative services for clients."

Agrovista's head of specialist divisions Charles Coslett added: "This venture allows us to move to a new level of technology delivery to specialist growers."


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